Your brain is more fat than muscle, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be kept in shape! The more you use it, the sharper it is, and brain teasers are a great and fun way to stay on top of your skills.
Here are 16 brain teasers that are ready to make you think pretty darn hard!
16. Missing Numbers
Answer: 3 and 7.
In each grid, add the top number to the one in the center to get the number on the left.
Then add the center number to the one on the bottom to get the number on the right.
15. Bees and Flowers
Answer: 4 bees and 3 flowers
14. Musical Measures
13. Number Puzzles
Answer: 5. The numbers in each grid add up to 30.
12. Kangaroo Words
Answer: Dead, tutor, raucous, spot, amble.
11. Opposite Day
LOST / FOUND
COOL / WARM
FAR / NEAR
HEAD / FEET
FRESH / STALE
10. Move Just Two
9. Jigsaw Find & Replace
8. Happy Birthday!
Answer: Monday: John; Tuesday: George; Wednesday: Abe; Thursday: Millard; Friday: William.
7. Hidden Fruits
Answer: Mango (man goes), lemon (little money), plum (cheap lumber), lychee (really cheeky), pear (escape artist).
5. Simple Maths.
Answer: A = 1, B = 4, C = 8, D = 12, E = 17, F = 5, G = 16, H = 21, I = 18
4. Fun with Anagrams
- Debit card
- Garbage man
3. The Chip-In
Answer: $40 ($4 each split among ten friends or $5 each split among eight friends)
2. Don’t Break Your Brain
Answer: 4. The number at the center of each triangle is equal to the sum of the numbers at its base multiplied by the number at its apex. For example, (8 + 3) x 2 = 22.
1. One of These Things is Not Like the Other
Did you solve them all? Do you feel smarter?
Thanks for playing along today!